Editorials

Locating project-based high school at Sharp campus makes sense

The Camas School Board is considering the question of whether to locate a proposed project-based learning high school at the vacant Sharp Laboratories of America building. There are already plans to open a similar middle school program there in the fall.

There are some Great Getaways in Southwest Washington

Camas and Washougal are wonderful places to live, work and play. But every once in a while, it’s nice to jump beyond the boundaries of these two small towns and take in all that Southwest Washington has to offer.

Dump the Pump Day

Dump the Pump Day

Make an impact

An incredible group of people will gather together this weekend to make sure that no child will go hungry this summer.

Laying the groundwork for economic success

The Washougal City Council is currently considering a proposal that if approved would provide property tax exemptions for developers of new mixed-use, multi-family residential housing projects.

Outstanding leaders

Comments made by this year’s Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce Businesspersons of the Year Jerry and Mary Sauer and Citizen of the Year Randy Curtis, illustrate their passion and commitment to improve and enhance the communities of Camas and Washougal, where they work, live and volunteer:

On the frontline to prevent elder abuse

Proclamations recently signed by the mayors of Camas and Washougal recognize the upcoming World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It’s a time to put the spotlight on efforts to encourage all citizens to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of Camas seniors, while treating them with dignity, respect and kindness.

Take a step toward stamping out hunger

During the past week, local letter carriers have been stuffing mailboxes with bright yellow plastic bags, signalling that it is once again time for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

Anticipating filing week

The candidate filing period for the upcoming primary and general elections is less than two weeks away.

Finding senior housing solutions

According to the Clark County Commission on Aging, during the next 15 years this area will see a major surge in the number of residents who are ages 60 and older.